Argus Launches CareConnect for Comprehensive Care Management

Integrated Care Management Solution Provides Real-Time Patient Information for an Overall View of Patient Care

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Argus Health Systems, Inc., a subsidiary of DST Inc., and a leading independent transparent pharmacy benefit administrator, announced today the availability of CareConnect to their customers.  This integrated care management solution provides care teams with a comprehensive view of a member, including retrospective and prospective data to guide the best utilization of benefits and services to help drive improved outcomes.

The CareConnect solution, with a real-time view of patient information, is one of the highest quality, most integrated and configurable and most workflow-automated software solutions available to the market today. With a 360-degree view of a member, CareConnect empowers medical managers with the critical tools necessary to direct proactive, life-improving care.  

CareConnect was developed by DST Health Solutions, also a DST company, and a leading provider of systems and services to commercial health plans, government plans and consumer-directed plans. It is a stand-alone solution that easily integrates with any predictive modeling tool, including DSTHS' CareAnalyzer®, also available through Argus.   

"Argus continues to be innovative in offering our customers leading-edge technology and real-world solutions." said Jonathan Boehm, president and chief executive officer of Argus Health Systems, Inc., "The convenience of an integrated care management model presents health plans with the opportunity to eliminate the fragmentation that is common with a traditional care model, while the visibility to all components of the patient's care offers an opportunity to achieve proactive coordination of that care while accommodating the complexity and variability of real-world medical management."

The CareConnect integrated care management solution portrays an overall view of all components of the patient care continuum. This assists with proactive care for the patient and optimization of resources for the health plan, allowing them to create and maintain program-specific health risk assessments and member-level care plans, access a complete history of all member activity in care management, store clinical data, and manage daily activities and share tasks and goals with other care team members. CareConnect also includes real-time integration with Claims Administration systems to make accurate and timely eligibility and benefit information available, and supports real-time integration for utilization management (Authorizations/Referrals). This integration allows for a virtually seamless view of all care connected to a patient, giving providers the detailed information they need to best manage patient care.

About Argus Health Systems, Inc.
Argus is a leading independent provider of healthcare information management services supporting commercial, Medicaid and Medicare Part D with a business model that provides full disclosure and transparency. Argus serves a wide range of clients and key healthcare organizations, including managed care organizations, pharmacy benefit managers and pharmaceutical manufacturers.

Larry Stephenson
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DST Media Hotline: 816‐843‐9087

SOURCE Argus Health Systems, Inc.